Farther, Colder, Rougher
adventures in marathon swimming
Archive of posts tagged 'routes'
2015 Jun 3:
Swim Route vs. Swim Track
- A basic principle of marathon swimming - The official distance is the length of the route, not the length of the track.
2015 Jun 4:
Measuring Non-Straight-Line Swim Routes
- The distance of a marathon swim is the shortest swimmable path between theh start and finish, using fixed land features to define the waypoints.
2015 Jun 23:
Standardized Swims and Routes
- How to standardized routes develop in marathon swimming. An analysis with case studies.
2017 Jul 6:
Natural Routes vs. Artificial Routes
- The distinction between natural routes (defined by permanent land features) and artificial routes (such as buoy courses). Implications for categorizing marathon swims and distance records.